Take a unique, private guided tour of the imperial residence of Napoleon Bonaparte and his wife Josephine on a program designed for a small group of up to 8 people. See Malmaison and La Petite Malmaison castles, and explore the charming gardens.
What to Expect
The years that Napoleon Bonaparte and Empress Josephine spent at Malmaison are firmly rooted in the town’s memory. Enjoy a guided of the domain, located in Rueil-Malmaison, accredited as an Imperial Town due to its historical and touristic heritage sites.
On this 5-hour private tour for a group of up to 8 persons, your guide will take you to see the Château de Malmaison, the famous couple’s residence, and also to see La Petite Malmaison, to explore its lovely gardens.
You’ll visit the imperial apartments that were delightedly decorated by the Empress, see their collection of various art objects, and share Empress Josephine’s passion of botany in the gardens of La Petite Malmaison.
The domain has maintained the gracious atmosphere and authentic character of the imperial era. Your guide will tell you about the lives of the Emperor and Empress.
A visit to the Church of Saint-Pierre-Saint-Paul is also on the itinerary. This listed historical monument shelters the tomb of the Empress and her daughter Queen Hortens.
- Round-trip transfer from your hotel or other accommodation
- Transportation by air-conditioned vehicle
- Licensed, English-speaking guide
- Reservation fee for the Malmaison castles
- Tour of Malmaison Castle and the La Petite Malmaison Castle
What's Not Included
- Personal expenses
Know Before You Go
Please note that the domain is closed on Tuesdays.